At many clubs, shorts must be long and skin is not in. But a showdown is looming between old-school dress codes and new-school style of golf apparel for women
by Dana White
For the sake of argument, let’s say you’ve wrangled a coveted invitation to play in a foursome at an exclusive country club. You’ve been playing golf for only a couple of years on your local public course, where a person could tee off in a bikini if she wanted to. But this is a special occasion, and like a teenager preparing for her prom, you select your wardrobe: a sleeveless white Nike golf dress with a boat neck and a black stripe down the front. It’s very Audrey Hepburn—chic enough, you figure, for a fancy private club.